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  • Clint Eastwood doesn't 'give a crap' about critics of his RNC speech

    09/17/2012 11:30:01 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 36 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | 9-17-2012 | TMZ
    Clint Eastwood says he doesn't really care about the people who ripped his impromptu "chair" speech at the Republican National Convention, saying he was just expressing his feelings. Eastwood appeared on "Good Morning America" this morning and the 82-year-old explained one of the reasons he didn't want to give a traditional speech off a teleprompter that night is because "I didn't have my glasses with me ... so I wouldn't have been able to read it." Instead, he explained: "So then I’m just sitting there and the guy says, ‘You wanna sit down?’ and I said ‘No, but put that...
  • Obamacare Will Lead to IRS Tax Liens

    09/17/2012 8:20:55 AM PDT · by 92nina · 7 replies
    ATR ^ | 2012-09-14 | Ryan Ellis
    On September 11, 2012 IRS Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement Steven Miller testified before the House Ways and Means Committee. He was there to talk about the IRS' implementation efforts for Obamacare. One of the topics he discussed was the "protection" people have if they choose not to comply with Obamacare's individual mandate to purchase "qualifying" health insurance: "The law clearly specifies that the IRS will not use levies or file notices of federal tax lien if taxpayers have unpaid amounts related to the individual coverage provision. Moreover, taxpayers will not be criminally prosecuted for non-payment of this amount."...
  • More sniper ammunition being ordered by DHS. Who are the targets?

    09/14/2012 8:49:15 PM PDT · by LucyT · 143 replies
    Prepper Podcast Radio Network ^ | September 14, 2012 | James Smith
    Surprise! The DHS Immigration and Customs Enforcement have requested more ammunition. However, it is the type of ammunition and not necessarily the quantity that is troubling. First on the agenda is the .223 rifle ammunition. Just a measly 40 million rounds in the first year, and another 160 million rounds in the following four years. 200,00 million rounds in total. You know, just enough to make you cringe thinking that some government office that is not military has more ammunition than you do. The .223 caliber round is a decent hunting round, but that is not the rounds to be...
  • What I Saw At The Coup

    09/11/2012 5:45:42 PM PDT · by Travis McGee · 235 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | 9-11-2012 | Matt Bracken
    What I Saw At The Coup Short-fuse fiction by Matt Bracken intended to spread alarm among progressives, in the spirit of dispiriting them from ever attempting such a mad folly in order to cling to power. Matt Bracken is the author of the Enemies Foreign And Domestic trilogy, and Castigo Cay. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ This is the first time in many years that I have put pen to paper for a lengthy letter, so please forgive my misspellings, poor handwriting or any other errors. I will probably do this in one go and be finished with it. I won't need much of...
  • Christian Company Will be Fined $1.3 MILLION a DAY Unless HHS Mandate Repealed or Defeated

    09/13/2012 11:04:19 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 22 replies
    CatholicVote.org ^ | 9/13/12 | Thomas Peters
    How little does Obama care about religious liberty? This little: A few minutes ago, in Oklahoma, The Becket Fund filed a lawsuit on behalf of a multi-billion dollar private business, Hobby Lobby. As you may know, Hobby Lobby is a privately owned company with 500 stores in 42 states, 22,000 employees, and $1.3 + billion in sales. If this private family owned business refuses to comply with the HHS mandate, the government will fine them $1.3 million per day. [The Becket Fund] It may be only a little to him. But this fine is a lot to us. Steven Ertelt...
  • In Prince George’s, cameras to monitor speed cameras. Really.

    09/13/2012 2:43:56 PM PDT · by Woodsman27 · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Michael S. Rosenwald
    "WTOP’S Ari Ashe is reporting that Prince George’s County is mounting cameras to monitor its traffic cameras. This comes following a half dozen incidents of vandalism and general meanness toward the cameras in the county." "A camera was actually shot with a gun. Another was set on fire. Those attacks mark a step up in looniness from a man who allegedly fired glass marbles at a Howard County traffic camera earlier this summer."
  • NYC Soda Ban Approved: No More Sugary Drinks Over 16 oz For New York City

    09/13/2012 1:48:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 47 replies
    Travelers Today ^ | Sep 13, 2012 12:57 PM EDT | Katie McFadden
    Sodas are about to get a lot smaller in New York City as Bloomberg's soda ban was officially approved. Several businesses will not be allowed to sell sugary beverages over 16 oz soon. On Thursday,New York City's Board of Health approved Mayor Michael Bloomber's plan to ban large sugary drinks. The proposal was approved in a 8-0 vote. One member, Dr. Sixto Caro abstained from voting. The unprecedented regulation, which was proposed in the spring, will apply to all restaurants, fast-food joints, delis, movie theaters, Broadway theaters, workplace cafeterias, sports stadium and food carts. All of these businesses will not...
  • State Dept Denied Marines From Carrying Live Ammo At Cairo Embassy

    09/13/2012 11:02:33 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 40 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 9-13-2012 | Dana Loesch
    Did the State Department ban Marines from carrying ammo at the U.S. embassy in Cairo? That's what some are reporting, as well as claiming our Ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, had forbidden it. U.S. Marines defending the American embassy in Egypt were not permitted by the State Department to carry live ammunition, limiting their ability to respond to attacks like those this week on the U.S. consulate in Cairo. Ambassador to Egypt Anne Patterson “did not permit US Marine guards to carry live ammunition,” according to multiple reports on U.S. Marine Corps blog spotted by Nightwatch. “She neutralized any US...
  • ATF creating ‘legal’ injustice for FFL fighting revocation

    09/13/2012 4:36:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 12 September, 2012 | David Codrea
    By improperly causing a hearing to be removed from the court calendar, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives prevented a Federal Firearms Licensee from seeking discovery crucial to its case for a scheduled revocation hearing, a motion filed on behalf of Brink’s, Incorporated, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas at Dallas asserted Monday. Requesting either “to reinstate [the court] hearing date or, in the alternative, to reschedule [the] FFL revocation hearing,” the motion points out it “serves as Brink’s only opportunity to obtain discovery for the purposes of defending its license.” This...
  • UPDATE 1-Top US military officer calls pastor over anti-Islam film (Jones to "Re-Evaluate")

    09/12/2012 4:00:13 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 74 replies
    Reuters ^ | 09/12/2012 | Phil Stewart
    * Chairman of Joint Chiefs asks pastor to not support film * Pastor agrees to 're-evaluate' showing movie By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, called a Florida pastor on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has been linked to violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya. "In the brief call, Gen. Dempsey expressed his concerns over the nature of the film, the tensions it will inflame and...
  • Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism

    09/12/2012 6:54:21 PM PDT · by grundle · 13 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 8, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism In the 2008 United States election, I wrote in Ron Paul for President. In the 2012 election, I will be voting for Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson. Those who are of a more leftist persuasion than myself might want to consider voting for Green Party candidate Jill Stein.Here are 95 examples of Barack Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, and cronyism:1) Carried out military interventionism in Libya without Congressional approvalIn June 2011, U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said that Obama had violated the Constitution when he...
  • Top U.S. Military Officer Calls Pastor Over Film

    09/12/2012 12:09:03 PM PDT · by kristinn · 369 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, September 12, 2012 | Phil Stweart and David Adams
    General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with Pastor Terry Jones by phone on Wednesday and asked him to withdraw his support for a film whose portrayal of the Prophet Mohammad has sparked violent protests - including one that ended with the death of America's envoy to Libya
  • ISLAMISTS DRAG DEAD BODY OF US AMBASSADOR THROUGH THE STREETS OF BENGHAZI! (Updated)

    09/12/2012 7:45:56 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 274 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-12-2012 | Jim Hoft
    Islamists dragged the dead body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens from the embassy after he was murdered last night. The radical Islamists attacked the embassy with rocket propelled grenades and machine gun fire.Al- AhramThey dragged the ambassador’s dead body from the embassy.Islamists murdered the US ambassador and three others including two US Marines at the embassy last night.
  • Obama Versus Ryan (Not Paul But Saving Private)

    09/11/2012 9:54:25 AM PDT · by joanie-f · 35 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | 10 September, 2012 | Joan Fischer (joanie-f)
    Obama Versus Ryan (Not Paul, but Saving Private) My husband and I watched 'Saving Private Ryan' on DVD again last night. Of course we had seen it before. When we first saw the movie on the big screen back in 1998, it goes without saying that we were moved and deeply touched by the portrayal of what has been called America's 'greatest generation.' What American wouldn't be? Yet last night's viewing was entirely different for us. I am not generally a tearful person, but I was brought to tears more than once during the watching. And my husband had a...
  • Thomas Jefferson on Liberty

    09/10/2012 5:35:03 PM PDT · by arthurus
    International Man ^ | 10 September 2012 | Jeff Thomas
    y Jeff Thomas, International Man In 2010, it occurred to me that Thomas Jefferson has not been interviewed for some time on the state of things and that, as his comments are invariably insightful, there couldn't be a better time to seek his advice. Despite the fact that Tom has not been alive since 1826, he was very gracious in granting an interview in late 2010, in which we discussed The Proper Role of Government. In 2011, I sought a second interview to discuss his views on Debt and Entitlement, as US debt had risen dramatically to pay for continued...
  • Schumer tempted to eat ‘delicious’ laundry detergent

    09/10/2012 10:32:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9-10-2012 | Caroline May
    It takes a big man to resist temptation. At a Sunday press conference calling for stricter rules on concentrated laundry detergent pod packaging that some children have mistaken for candy, New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer admitted that even he has felt drawn to down a few detergent pods himself. “The incidents are skyrocketing,” the New York Daily News reported Schumer said during a joint press conference with medical professionals. “These pods were supposed to make household chores easier, not tempt our children to swallow harmful chemicals. I saw one on my staffer’s desk and I wanted to eat it.”...
  • UK Government Lawyer to European High Court: Christians Should Leave Faith at Home or Resign

    09/10/2012 8:07:56 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 36 replies
    From UK Christian Institute: "Christians in Britain should leave their faith at home or accept that they might have to get another job, a Government lawyer has told the European Court of Human Rights. The comment came as the Court heard the cases of four Christians, including that of registrar Lillian Ladele who was disciplined for her stance on civil partnerships. All four say the UK Government failed to protect their religious liberty. Dinah Rose QC, representing Miss Ladele, told the Court that her client had been used as “an instrument” of social change by her former employer Islington Borough...
  • Obama Administration Expands ATF’s Power to Seize Property

    09/08/2012 2:49:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 73 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 09.07.2012 | S.H. Blannelberry
    Obama Administration Expands ATF’s Power to Seize Property As part of a one-year trial run, the Department of Justice has granted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives the power to “to seize and administratively forfeit property allegedly involved in controlled substance offenses,” which is almost tantamount to saying that on the mere suspicion that one is doing something illegal, the ATF can snatch one’s firearms and property. The Washington Times, among other publications, have explained the implications of this new DoJ decree: It’s a dangerous extension of the civil-forfeiture doctrine, a surreal legal fiction in which the seized...
  • When They Come For Your Guns, You Will Turn Them Over

    09/08/2012 7:57:38 PM PDT · by bopdowah · 228 replies
    Whiskey & Gunpowder ^ | Aug 1st, 2012 | Jim Karger
    “When they come for my gun, they will have to pry it out of my cold, dead hands,” is a common refrain I often hear from the Neo-Cons when there is a threat that the US government is going to take their firearms. And, when I hear this crazy talk, I agree with them openly. “You are right. They will pry your gun from your cold dead hands,” which I often follow with the question, “And where will that leave you except face down in a pool of your own blood the middle of the street, just another dead fool...
  • FBI begins installation of $1 billion face recognition system across America

    09/08/2012 1:51:25 PM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 103 replies
    RT ^ | 8 September, 2012 | RT
    Birthmarks, be damned: the FBI has officially started rolling out a state-of-the-art face recognition project that will assist in their effort to accumulate and archive information about each and every American at a cost of a billion dollars. (snip) New Scientist reports that a 2010 study found technology used by NGI to be accurate in picking out suspects from a pool of 1.6 million mug shots 92 percent of the time. The system was tested on a trial basis in the state of Michigan earlier this year, and has already been cleared for pilot runs in Washington, Florida and North...
  • New Obama slogan has long ties to Marxism, socialism

    09/08/2012 7:17:16 PM PDT · by angelcindy · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 30, 2012, | By Victor Morton
    The Obama campaign apparently didn't look backwards into history when selecting its new campaign slogan, "Forward" — a word with a long and rich association with European Marxism. Many Communist and radical publications and entities throughout the 19th and 20th centuries had the name "Forward!" or its foreign cognates. Wikipedia has an entire section called "Forward (generic name of socialist publications)." "The name Forward carries a special meaning in socialist political terminology. It has been frequently used as a name for socialist, communist and other left-wing newspapers and publications," the online encyclopedia explains. The slogan "Forward!" reflected the conviction of...
  • DOJ Argues against Religious Exemption from Obamacare Mandate

    09/08/2012 12:43:59 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 28 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 Sep 2012 | John Semmens
    The Thomas More Law Center’s lawsuit on behalf of Legatus, the nation’s largest organization of top Catholic business leaders was sharply challenged by Department of Justice lawyers. The lawsuit is seeking a religious exemption from being required to fund the birth control and abortion services dictated by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. DOJ attorney, Stuart Delery argued that “the claimed freedom of religion infringement is without merit. The plaintiffs remain as free as ever to attend the church of their choice and to personally adhere to whatever dogma they choose to believe. What they are not free to...
  • MILLER: Hide your guns - Democrats vow to pursue more gun-control laws

    09/06/2012 8:35:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 6, 2012 | Emily Miller
    You didn’t hear the word “guns” voluntarily pass the lips of any Democratic speaker at this week’s convention in Charlotte, N.C. Liberals may be smart enough to avoid alienating the almost half of all Americans who have guns in their homes, but the same can’t be said for their party platform. The Democratic policy statement approved this week calls for enacting “common-sense improvements — like reinstating the assault-weapons ban and closing the gun-show loophole.” The so-called “assault-weapons ban” in the 1990s banned scary-looking guns and magazines that held over 10 rounds. The platform does toss in a line that claims...
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein says she'll reintroduce assault weapon legislation

    09/05/2012 5:10:01 PM PDT · by Joseph Harrolds · 100 replies
    KPCC ^ | Kitty Felde
    Dianne Feinstein announced Wednesday that she’s re-entering the battle over gun control during her keynote speech to the California delegates to the Democratic National Convention. Feinstein was president of the San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors on what she calls that city’s “day of infamy” in 1978, when a former colleague shot and killed Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone. Since then, Senator Feinstein has been one of the most vocal proponents of gun control on Capitol Hill. She promised California delegates she’d return to Congress to reintroduce “an updated assault weapons bill.” At the delegates' breakfast, she said that, "Weapons...
  • Democrats Say We All Belong To Government Now

    09/05/2012 4:46:16 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 32 replies
    IBD EDITORIALS ^ | September 5, 2012
    Charlotte: A video shown at the Democratic National Convention proclaims "government is the only thing we all belong to." No wonder the Dem platform, like our president, doesn't mention our rights come from our Creator. In a night of revealing tributes, speeches and videos, this particular one stands out because it so perfectly embodies the overarching philosophy of the administration — that government is the entity from which all blessings flow and that should command our unquestioning obedience. The Democrats say, well, it was produced by the Charlotte host committee, not us — also typical of an administration that takes...
  • Court Upholds Domestic Drone Use in Arrest of American Citizen

    08/02/2012 2:05:24 PM PDT · by Myrddin · 38 replies
    US News ^ | August 2, 2012 | Jason Koebler
    A North Dakota court has preliminarily upheld the first-ever use of an unmanned drone to assist in the arrest of an American citizen. A judge denied a request to dismiss charges Wednesday against Rodney Brossart, a man arrested last year after a 16-hour standoff with police at his Lakota, N.D., ranch. Brossart's lawyer argued that law enforcement's "warrantless use of [an] unmanned military-like surveillance aircraft" and "outrageous governmental conduct" warranted dismissal of the case, according to court documents obtained by U.S. News. [Photo Gallery: The Expansion of the Drone] District Judge Joel Medd wrote that "there was no improper use...
  • Yet another agency gets authority to seize cash that might have something to do with drugs.

    08/31/2012 8:27:56 AM PDT · by Altariel · 12 replies
    Americans for Forfeiture Reform ^ | August 28, 2012 | Scott Alexander Meiner
    Attorney General Eric Holder has granted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) authority, for a one-year trial period, to seize and administratively forfeit property allegedly involved in controlled substance offenses pursuant to United States Code Title 21 › Chapter 13 › Subchapter I › Part E › § 881. 21 U.S.C. § 881 is, among other things, often invoked to seize and forfeit bulk currency, where no drugs are found, on theories that the currency was furnished, or intended to be furnished, in exchange for a controlled substance.AG Holder’s rulemaking announcement declared that such changes are exempt from the general notice and comment requirements because the department determined that the change does not affect individual rights and...
  • Sheriff defends deputy who responded to wrong house, killed tethered dog

    09/04/2012 11:23:27 AM PDT · by Altariel · 45 replies
    The Examiner ^ | August 30, 2012 | Terese Seaberg
    The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that it would not be pursuing disciplinary action against a deputy who fatally shot a tethered dog earlier this week.Richard Woodruff was inside his Spartanburg, S.C. home Monday morning when he heard barking followed by a gunshot. The man rushed outside to check on his 8-year-old shepherd mix, Diamond, who had been playing out front while tethered to the porch railing."I ran outside and I see this guy standing over my dog holding a gun," Woodruff told Channel 7 news. "'I said, 'Why did you shoot my dog?' And his response to me...
  • Buffalo Woman Says Police Raided Wrong House, Killed Her Dog

    09/04/2012 11:12:10 AM PDT · by Altariel · 128 replies
    WKBW (Buffalo) ^ | August 30, 2012 | John Borsa
    BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - When Rita Hairston's husband died five years ago, she adopted a dog to keep her company and help her through an emotional time. Prada was 5-years-old at the time. The black Labrador Retriever became more than a pet, but a part of Hairston's family. A companion. Last Saturday morning, she returned to her E. Morris Ave. house in University Heights in Buffalo and discovered her home had been broken into and Prada was missing. There was a puddle of blood on the floor and bullet holes in the door of a bedroom where Prada slept. But...
  • The National Debt: $16 Trillion Dollars Of Moral, Cultural And Political Decay

    09/04/2012 3:30:10 PM PDT · by billflax · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | 09/04/2012 | Bill Flax
    Wow! We’ll soon cross Sixteen Trillion Dollars in Federal Debt! S-i-x-t-e-e-n T-r-i-l-l-i-o-n D-o-l-l-a-r-s. That’s a lot of vote buying even for Washington. Is this ruin? Have we indentured our children into servitude? Solomon warned borrowers will be slaves to their lenders. Add $120 plus trillion in unfunded forthcoming liabilities and, well, we’re doomed. Yet, as significant as this looks, and sixteen trillion of anything cannot be insignificant, the economic repercussions are the least of America’s worries. We still finance this cheaply. Rates on Treasuries remain low. Moreover, America endures as the world’s preeminent economic engine. Obviously, debt weighs heavily on...
  • Giant Obama sand sculpture stands near convention (they repaired it after the rain)

    09/02/2012 12:40:04 PM PDT · by Innovative · 105 replies
    Auburn Publications ^ | Sept 2, 2012 | AP
    Sand sculptor Larry Hudson said it took a team of five people about 3 days to finish the sculpture, which shows the president with his arms crossed and smiling broadly. Hudson said the sculptors finished Saturday just before a large thunderstorm struck, requiring touch-ups.
  • Ted Nugent Warns: Feds Arresting Innocent Citizens Without Warrants

    09/02/2012 9:16:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Youtube ^ | 8/31/12 | patriotupdatereport
    Ted Nugent warns America. Vid at link.
  • BLM declares Burning Man Second Amendment-free zone(NV)

    08/31/2012 6:50:38 PM PDT · by marktwain · 31 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 31 August, 2012 | David Codrea
    The Bureau of Land Management has declared the Burning Man “radical self-expression/self-reliance" community “experiment” in northern Nevada’s Black Rock Desert a temporary weapons-free zone, GunLeaders Blog reported today. Citing a Department of the Interior “Notice of Temporary Closure and Temporary Restrictions of Specific Uses on Public Lands in Pershing County, NV” appearing in the Federal Register Volume 77, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 14, 2012), the edict mandates “temporary closures and temporary restrictions will be in effect from August 13, 2012 to September 17, 2012. Proclaiming its authority under 43 CFR 8364.1., and issued by Gene Seidlitz, District Manager, Winnemucca District,...
  • Dem platform calls for gun reform, but advocates pan draft as timid

    09/02/2012 11:01:44 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies
    Dem platform calls for gun reform, but advocates pan draft as timid By Mike Lillis - 09/02/12 01:30 PM ET The Democrats' approach to gun reform is far too timid and needs a boost of courage to be effective, some leading gun-reformers charged this week. The draft language of the Democrats' 2012 platform – set for a final vote next week in Charlotte – argues that current safeguards protecting the public against gun violence are insufficient and urges "an honest and open conversation about firearms." The document also calls for "reasonable regulation" governing guns, including laws banning assault weapons and...
  • Obama Calls for Amendment Limiting Free-Speech Rights

    08/30/2012 12:01:02 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 88 replies
    Obama Calls for Amendment Limiting Free-Speech Rights By Matt Cover August 30, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama endorsed a constitutional amendment that would restrict the free-speech rights of political activist groups by overturning the Supreme Court decision in the landmark Citizens United v FEC case that granted First Amendment rights to corporations. “Over the longer term, I think we need to seriously consider mobilizing a constitutional amendment process to overturn Citizens United,” Obama wrote during a question and answer session on the website Reddit on Wednesday. “Even if the amendment process falls short, it can shine a spotlight of...
  • MSNBC's Touré: For Women and Minorities, 'Our Rights Do Not Come From God or Nature'

    09/01/2012 3:50:20 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 77 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 9-1-2012 | Tom Blumer
    MSNBC's Touré Neblett Reacts to Ryan's Speech: For Women and Minorities, 'Our Rights Do Not Come From God or Nature' Near the end of his Wednesday night speech at the Republican National Convention, vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan told his audience and the nation that "sometimes, even presidents need reminding, that our rights come from nature and God, not from government." John Hayward at Human Events noted that MSNBC's Touré Neblett did not handle Ryan's self-evident assertion very well. In fact, Thursday morning, Toure went into a bit of a tirade: “He loves this line of ‘our rights come from God...
  • We Can't Wait Initiative (vanity?)

    09/01/2012 7:27:50 AM PDT · by EBH · 7 replies
    WhiteHouse.gov ^ | 9/1/12 | White House Administration
    Over the past several weeks I have been posting about the latest White House Press Releases highlighting the implementation of the, "We Can't Wait Initiative," of President 0bama. This morning, as I was heading over to check out the latest Press Releases, I came across this website. This fancy beautiful website about the Initiative. While not much on here surprised me, much may surprise you. My biggest surprise though was the video that is on this government website. President 0bama is no longer hiding the wispy threads to his plans. Instead, in this video he clearly outlines the actions he...
  • Massachusetts town officials defend decision not to fly U.S. flags on Sept. 11

    08/31/2012 4:16:03 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8-31-2012 | FoxNews.com
    A Massachusetts resident is protesting his town's decision not to fly American flags from utility poles on Sept. 11 this year, part of a policy to recognize the anniversary of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people with the flags only every five years. MassLive.com reports that the flags in Amherst were flown last year to mark the 10th anniversary of the attack and will be flown again in 2016. The board had voted to fly small flags on the light posts downtown on only six holidays every year. Resident Larry Kelley thinks 9/11 should become the seventh. Tony...
  • Armed bystander stops stabbing outside school

    08/30/2012 2:54:27 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 14 replies
    WOIA.com ^ | 8-30-2012 | Jozannah Quintanilla
    SAN ANTONIO - A woman is in critical condition after she was stabbed outside her child's school Tuesday morning. The attack happened around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday outside the Bonham Academy on St. Mary's Street. Teresa Barron, 38, had just dropped off her child at the school when the child's father showed up, and the two got into an argument. The child's father, 38-year-old Roberto Barron allegedly then stabbed the woman several times in the upper body and neck area. Police say a bystander who happened to be a concealed handgun license holder pulled his weapon and ordered Barron to drop...
  • Gwen Ifill Stands Up for Fired David Chalian: ‘God’s Gift to Political Journalism’

    08/29/2012 2:15:17 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8-29-2012 | Matthew Sheffield
    Notorious PBS liberal Gwen Ifill took to Twitter to defend David Chalian, the former Yahoo Washington bureau chief who was fired for claiming that Mitt and Ann Romney are "happy to have a party with black people drowning," claiming that he was unjustly fired. Her defense was markedly over-the-top: "One mistake does not change this. @DavidChalian is God's gift to political journalism. #IStandwithDavid" One wonders if the always liberal Ifill would have said a conservative journalist who had been fired was "God's gift to political journalism." Actually one really doesn't. Hat tip: Clay Waters. Incidentally, Ifill is said to have...
  • Romney's "RNC Power Grab": What Really Happened (Freedom-Works chimes in)

    08/29/2012 12:55:52 PM PDT · by Kolath · 50 replies
    FreedomWorks ^ | 8/29/2012 | Dean Clancy
    The noes clearly had it, but the party bosses gaveled the dissenters down, shutting off the microphones and ignoring cries of "Roll call! Roll call!" Yesterday, the Republican National Committee in Tampa adopted some rules changes that shift power from the state parties and the grassroots to the RNC and the GOP presidential nominee. Former Governor John Sununu of New Hampshire touted the new rules as providing “a strong governing framework” for the party over the next four years. But in fact the the new rules should be very troubling and disappointing to conservative grassroots activists, because they move the...
  • Marines, civilian police officers conduct urban training exercise(What Posse Comitatus?)

    08/28/2012 5:22:01 PM PDT · by Travis McGee · 208 replies
    WNCT Channel 9, North Carolina ^ | August 23, 2012 | Tony Rawlings
    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Training at Camp Lejeune Thursday looked and felt real -- and that was the point. Law officers and marines from across the country ended their training with a bang. Thursday was the final day of exercises for law enforcement and marines who have gone through special reaction team training at Camp Lejeune for the past three weeks. In the final exercise, teams were presented with a series of real life scenarios as well as hands on instruction to handle them correctly. Brian Dye, Operations Chief of I&I in Lexington, Kentucky says training civilians as a blended...
  • Vets Being Rounded Up Nationwide?

    08/25/2012 8:42:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 57 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | August 24, 2012
    Constitutional Attorney John Whitehead, who represented wrongly-incarcerated marine Brandon J. Raub for free, appeared on Glenn Beck’s program to talk about how Brandon is unfortunately not alone in many ways.
  • DHS Stocking up Ammo

    08/26/2012 4:13:29 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 25 Aug 2012 | John Semmens
    This year the Department of Homeland Security has purchased a reported 750 million rounds of hollow-point bullets. To help put this in perspective, US troops fighting in Iraq used about 70 million rounds/year. In an effort to quell apprehensions as to the intent of her agency, Secretary Janet Napolitano emphasized that “it is important that the government not be out-gunned by its enemies. We must have the firepower to suppress anyone who may rise against us.” Napolitano also cited the lack of skill of the forces under her command compared to potential enemies. “The extra rounds are needed to offset...
  • Univ. of Colorado rebukes professor on concealed-carry gun rule

    08/25/2012 5:19:13 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 30 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 8-24-2012 | Robby Soave
    A professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder announced earlier this week that students who own guns under the state’s concealed-carry laws were prohibited from bringing them to his class. But he was quickly rebuked by CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano, who said such a request would violate state law. In an e-mail to faculty, DiStefano wrote: “I have the utmost respect for Professor Peterson, who is an old friend and valued colleague, but I want to make clear that if the student carrying the weapon has a concealed-carry permit, the position implied by Professor Peterson’s comments directly violates Colorado...
  • EPA Levies $40,000+ Fines on Landlords Who Fail to Provide ‘EPA-Approved’ Pamphlets to Tenants

    08/25/2012 12:41:46 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 45 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/24/2012 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – “Thinking of renting or selling a home or apartment?” asks the Environmental Protection Agency. “Make sure you disclose its lead-based paint history. Mr. Wolfe Landau did not and it cost him a $20,000 fine.” Landau is one of the many landlords and realtors fined by the EPA for failing to provide an “EPA-approved” pamphlet to tenants seeking to rent or buy a house built before 1978. And for the EPA, the non-compliance business is booming. Juan Hernandez of Bridgeport, Conn., faces seven “Level 1” violations for failing to provide seven tenants with a copy of the “Protect Your...
  • NSA Whistleblower Details How The NSA Has Spied On All US Citizens Since 9/11

    08/24/2012 10:02:21 PM PDT · by george76 · 183 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Aug. 24, 2012 | Michael Kelley
    National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney explains how the secretive agency run its pervasive domestic spying apparatus... Binney—one of the best mathematicians and code breakers in NSA history—worked for the Defense Department's foreign signals intelligence agency for 32 years before resigning in late 2001 because he "could not stay after the NSA began purposefully violating the Constitution." In a short video called "The Program," Binney explains how the agency took part of one of the programs he built and started using it to spy on virtually every U.S. citizen without warrants under the code-name Stellar Wind.
  • Is Brandon Raub a Political Prisoner of the Obama Administration?

    08/23/2012 5:49:29 AM PDT · by lward99 · 73 replies
    US Daily Review ^ | 8/22/12 | Staff
    Is Brandon Raub a political prisoner of the Obama Administration? That is the impression you receive if you talk to members of an organization called Special Operations Speaks. In a press release the group states, “Brandon Raub, a 26-year-old former Marine who completed tours of Iraq and Afghanistan and lives in Chesterfield, Va., was recently arrested and forcibly committed to a psychiatric facility for mental evaluation by a court based solely on controversial Facebook postings, which took the form of song lyrics, political messages and virtual card games.”
  • Obama Administration Upset / SEAL Will Release First Hand Account of Mission to Kill Osama Bin Laden

    08/23/2012 6:54:02 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 67 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 8-23-2012 | Jim Hoft
    A Navy SEAL is releasing the real story on the Osama Bin Laden raid. For the first time a member of SEAL Team 6 has written a book setting the record straight on the raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. The book was not authorized by the Obama Administration and will give the real story not told by the Obama-media. The book was vetted by a former special operation’s attorney. The majority of the proceeds from the book will go to charities that support families of fallen Navy SEALs. Reuters reported: The U.S. government was surprised by the...
  • Marine Patriot Detained for Facebook Political Posts (NDAA, Anyone?)

    08/23/2012 5:00:58 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 23 replies
    scottfactor.com ^ | 08/23/2012 | Gina Miller
    When the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed by Congress last year, people of all political persuasions were rightly alarmed, because one of its provisions clearly gave the federal government and military the power to indefinitely detain, without charges, any American citizen deemed to be a “terrorist” or someone who pals around with terrorists. This past May, Federal Judge Katherine B. Forrest blocked that provision, as reported on June 7th at RT.com, Last month Judge Forrest ruled in favor of a group of journalists and activists [who] filed a suit challenging the constitutionality of Section 1021 of the NDAA,...